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Lemon Peel Slime Mould

Observed: 20th September 2011 By: ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
20.09.2011 Lemon Peel Slime Mould
20.09.2011 Lemon Peel Slime Mould 1
20.09.2011 Lemon Peel Slime Mould 1 2
Description:

This is growing on an old conifer stump. 4.6 centimetres across and the only one seen. Like a very thick and firm custard.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

ranon.2011's picture

Interesting to note that

Interesting to note that someone has cut the mould sample away and removed it.

leenestofvipers's picture

mould

Probably in a petrie dish somewhere now then. The spores (and structure once sporing) are the only sure way of identifying most slime moulds.

ranon.2011's picture

I thought that it might be at

I thought that it might be at the uni somewhere, in a students project.